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Pier 1 Imports Reviews

Updated August 11, 2017
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  • Pushing for credit card sign ups is not ideal (in 299 reviews)

  • Not enough hours given to part time employees (in 99 reviews)

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  1. "not awful"

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    Former Employee - Freight Worker
    Former Employee - Freight Worker
    Doesn't Recommend

    I worked at Pier 1 Imports (Less than a year)

    Pros

    pretty laid back and friendly work atmosphere

    Cons

    can be stressful when other employees are not consistent


  2. "Ok place to work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Pier 1 Imports full-time

    Pros

    Good product, good employees to work with, customer centric

    Cons

    pay is not competitive. Expensive medical benefits

    Advice to Management

    If you create a sales culture, you must pay accordingly.

  3. "Friendly Environment"

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Bedford Hills, NY
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Bedford Hills, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Pier 1 Imports part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Discounts, always smells good, and management was very considerate and helpful.

    Cons

    Heavy lifting and glitter everywhere.

    Advice to Management

    n/a


  4. "Sales Associate"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Pier 1 Imports part-time

    Pros

    Co workers were fun to be around; managers were aware of their employees needs

    Cons

    Its sales; have to promote their credit card heavily

    Advice to Management

    Your sales goals were unrealistic


  5. "Not enough training"

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate
    Former Employee - Sales Associate
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Pier 1 Imports part-time

    Pros

    Great Discounts, friendly co workers

    Cons

    Poor training and poor scheduling

    Advice to Management

    Make sure employees are trained and schedules worked out in advance


  6. "Sales Associate"

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Champaign, IL
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Champaign, IL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Pier 1 Imports part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Reasonable hours, flexible, constantly changing merchandise

    Cons

    Management, pushy sales, slow most of the year


  7. "Sales Associate"

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Detroit, MI
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Detroit, MI
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Pier 1 Imports part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Working with people in customer service.

    Cons

    The low salary. This job should pay more.

    Advice to Management

    None at the moment, the management was good.

  8. "Ops supervisor mansfield tx"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Pier 1 Imports full-time

    Pros

    Family atmosphere, plenty of leway

    Cons

    Management is so stuck in their ways, not accepting of change/improvement

    Advice to Management

    Listen to employees


  9. "sales associate"

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    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Woodbridge, VA
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Woodbridge, VA
    Recommends

    I have been working at Pier 1 Imports part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    smells nice in the stores

    Cons

    having to push credit cards

    Advice to Management

    let more creativity to build sets of the product


  10. "Pier 1 Imports is Ok"

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    Current Employee - Sales Associate/Cashier in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Sales Associate/Cashier in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Pier 1 Imports (Less than a year)

    Pros

    the pay isn't bad, no real drama, some of the managers are cool

    Cons

    Rude customers, management lies on you, hours could be better, constantly being asked to come in for another shift and getting in trouble if you don't take it


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